Tag Archive: food insecurity

Q: Will people be able to buy beer and cigarettes with food stamps starting Jan 2015?

A : Nope. It’s really that simple of an answer. Nah,nope,not happening. It’s a rumor started among Conservative punditry. That’s it. The end. Now, I’ve also been asked to talk about this meme… Continue reading

After Years Without a Grocery Store, Greensboro Neighbors Are Building One Themselves—And They’ll Own It by Dave Reed — YES! Magazine

Fed up with essentially begging for access to quality food, residents of this predominantly African-American and low-income neighborhood decided to open their own grocery store. via After Years Without a Grocery Store, Greensboro… Continue reading

The Only Food Poor Americans Can Afford Is Making Them Unhealthy – The Atlantic

  The Only Food Poor Americans Can Afford Is Making Them Unhealthy – The Atlantic.   Nothing here that is new news to regular readers here , especially those who have lived it… Continue reading

A few thoughts on food stamp challenges…. #SNAP #Poverty

In my drafts, I have a long and still unfinished piece devoted to the pros and cons of people taking food stamp challenges. I’ve touched on key points here before but the subject… Continue reading

10 Biggest Brain Damaging Habits (and who is at risk)

via More Psychology Hacks Here – Life Hackable. Almost all of this list of brain damaging habits are things more likely to affect people in poverty. I am so sorry for my redundancy at times… Continue reading

link round-up: #SaturdaySchool, liberal academics make poor revolutionaries, LGBT housing for low income seniors,and more…

Steve McQueen was born on this day (March 24th) in 1930. My favorite thing: “McQueen had an unusual reputation for demanding free items in bulk from studios when agreeing to do a film,… Continue reading

Food is a human right, not a privilege

The first time I experienced true hunger, I just went with it and hoped the answer to having no food would fall in my lap. Something would change. I was not about to… Continue reading

Feed To Achieve Anti-Hunger Campaign Begins in West Virginia

Feed To Achieve program begins soon in West Virginia The first phase of West Virginia’s anti-hunger program Feed To Achieve will begin soon, starting with breakfast. The law is designed to ensure ALL… Continue reading